Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot

Here is a recap of the latest customs and international trade news:

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 

  • CBP releases August 2023 monthly update. Highlights:
    • CBP identified nearly $7.1 billion of duties to be collected by the U.S. government. 
    • CBP stopped 320 shipments valued at more than $68 million for further examination based on the suspected use of forced labor.
    • CBP seized 1,710 shipments that contained counterfeit goods valued at more than $177 million if the items had been genuine.
  • CBP’s Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Commissioner Troy A. Miller met with senior officials from the Government of Mexico and the railway industry in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Friday to discuss action to address enhanced border security operations in response to increased encounters.  
  • CBP, Cabo Verde sign Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement
    • CBP said the agreement will enhance our mutual goals of securing the supply chain while promoting the movement of legitimate trade.
  • CBP announced, due to increased trade community participation in the ACE Electronic Export Manifest (EEM) pilot, it has extended the end date from Oct. 1 to April 1, 2024, for use of the Document Imaging […]
By |2023-09-30T11:53:24-04:00September 30, 2023|Snapshot|Comments Off on Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot

Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot

Here is a recap of the latest customs and international trade news:

Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

  • CBP releases FY 2022 IPR seizure statistics. Highlights:
    • 20,812 shipments containing goods that violated IPR seized. Estimated MSRP value of seized goods $2.98 billion.
    • ICE-HSI arrested 255 individuals, obtained 192 indictments, and received 95 convictions related to IP crimes.
    • Handbags and wallets topped the list representing 30.3% of all IPR seizures.
  • CBP released the Notional Development & Deployment Schedule for Automated Commercial Environment (ACE).
  • EAPA case update: case 7783: Superior Commercial Solutions LLC (Notice of Determination as to Evasion).
    • CBP determined that there is substantial evidence that the company entered merchandise covered by AD/CVD duty orders into the U.S. through evasion. SCS imported quartz products from China by undervaluation and/or transshipment through Vietnam.
  • CBP agriculture specialists in Louisville stop shipments with almost 1,500 pounds of prohibited meat.
  • CBP to host Fall 2023 virtual career expo – during the event, interested applicants can discuss entry-level and experienced law enforcement and professional career options with CBP recruiters and attend live information sessions.

Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)

  • BIS issues temporary denial order in support of strike force case against Russian national for illegally exporting sensitive U.S.-sourced micro-electronics with military applications to Russia.
  • A New York man was sentenced in federal court in Concord for operating an unlicensed money transmitting business that was used to export weapons to Pakistan.

United States Trade Representative (USTR)

  • USTR announced the further extension of […]
By |2023-09-08T12:49:03-04:00September 8, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot

Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot

Here is a recap of the latest customs and international trade news:    

Customs and Border Protection (CBP)     

  • CBP activates lead field coordinator for Region IV, makes final preparations for arrival of Hurricane Idalia. 
  • The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. Agenda items include: 
    • IPR working group update on the development of a portal on the CBP IPR web page 
    • Progress report on the ACE 2.0 initiative 
    • New recommendation from the Broker Monetization Working Group 
  • CBP released a set of frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the Automated Export System (AES) response message 97H-Shipment on Hold.
  • CBP updates instructions for Northern border customs brokers using ‘Permit Ports’ – the updated instructions explain to the customs broker the procedures for how to file a request to cross cargo at a “permit port.” These types of ports are not regularly staffed by CBP for crossing. 

  Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) 

  • BIS
By |2023-09-01T11:16:35-04:00September 1, 2023|Snapshot|Comments Off on Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot
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